American Masters

The Atlanta Race Riot 1906

Clip: Season 26 Episode 3 | 3m

Born in 1900, young Margaret Mitchell was profoundly influenced by a violent race riot perpetrated by white mobs against innocent blacks. The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 ravaged her home city and haunted the hub of the South for decades.

Aired: 04/01/12

Rating: NR

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